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Joey Chestnut's reign as top dog ends

Down goes Chestnut. Long live the "Megatoad."

For the first time in nearly a decade, the world's hot dog king is someone not named Joey Chestnut.

Matthew "Megatoad" Stonie devoured 62 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes at Nathan's Famous International Hot...

guacamole chipotle

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New York Times insists on adding peas to guac

Woe to be an avocado.

First, California's epic drought has been drying up avocado supplies across the country. Avocado prices have been increasing, and fast food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill said it would consider getting rid of avocados temporarily i...

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Whole Foods CEOs admit to overcharging, apologize

Whole Foods execs are admitting the chain has been overcharging customers in New York City stores, but promised that if that ever happens again they'll give the food to customers for free.

Joey Chestnut hot dog eating contest

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Don't bet against Joey Chestnut... or Nathan's?

Competitive eater Joey "Jaws" Chestnut will attempt to win his ninth straight mustard belt on July 4th.

It's a disgusting display of gluttony. But for many, the annual hot dog eating contest is right up there with viewing fireworks as a holiday tradit...

Recent rain brings flooding concerns

Rain coming through Mid-Missouri could leave parts of the area flooded and water covering roadways.

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Pizza in a cone? D'accordo!

If you haven't heard about pizza in a cone -- let alone tried it -- then you probably haven't been to Italy, where people have been enjoying Kono Pizza for a decade.

Carlo Ruggiero wants to change that.

The master franchisor, who hails from Naples (Ita...

Fast food french fries

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America's favorite fast food chain is...

While satisfaction with the restaurant industry has waned, the survey found Americans still eat out an average of four times a week. See which company topped the American Customer Satisfaction Index for 2015.

Thousands of bottles actually contained blue cheese dressing

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Cases of Wish-Bone ranch dressing recalled

The makers of Wish-Bone Ranch Salad dressing are recalling thousands of bottles of the popular product because they contain blue cheese dressing instead.

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Whole Foods accused of massive overcharging

Whole Foods is expensive - but it shouldn't be this expensive.

That's according to the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, which says it has uncovered "systematic overcharging for pre-packaged foods" at the city's Whole Foods stores.

"Our ins...

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Americans waste $640 in food a year

Americans trash $640 worth of food a year, and they don't even care about the effects on the planet.

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